News Karnataka
Monday, September 26 2022

Accused man in Shivamogga gets 20-year imprisonment under POCSO Act

Photo Credit :

Shivamogga: An accused from Tipu Nagar here who sexually harassed a minor has been punished with 20-year rigorous imprisonment.

Judge Dayanand on Tuesday September 14 not only awarded him 20 years imprisonment, but also fined him of Rs. 50000 failing which he would have to undergo an additional 6-month imprisonment. The aggrieved 9-year old will be compensated with Rs. 48000 and Rs. 2000 will be taken as forfeiture charges by the government.

The accused is identified as Barqat AKA Mohammed Ghouse Peer, who has been accused of sexually harassing his 9-year-old relative way back in May, 2019.

Share this:
Ismail M Kutty

Read More Articles
Support NewsKarnataka's quality independent journalism with a small contribution.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Visit 7Jackpots and find the best online casinos in India! Play the most popular casino games for real money!

Find the best odds at 10Cric and ipl betting 2021! Signup today and get up to a 100% deposit bonus.

To get the latest news on WhatsApp